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Brown signs bill creating ‘environmental platform’ to expand fracking
by Dan Bacher
Senator Fran Pavley and Governor Jerry Brown claim the legislation "regulates" hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), acidizing, and other oil extraction techniques, while opponents, including over 100 environmental, consumer and community groups in the coalition Californians Against Fracking, say the bill actually creates a clear path to expanded fracking in California.
Graphic of Jerry Brown courtesy of redgreenandblue.org
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